Articles by 'Gotham'

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 9, Help Net Security – (International) POC code for critical Android bug published. Proof-of-concept (PoC) code for a critical vulnerability in the Android mobile operating system was released by a researcher. The vulnerability allows attackers to modify the code of any app without breaking its cryptographic signature, and the PoC may allow the vulnerability to be exploited. Source: https://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=15198 July 9, Softpedia – (International) Experts observe RedKit exploit... read more.

  • July 10, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 9, Help Net Security – (International) POC code for critical Android bug published. Proof-of-concept (PoC) code for a critical vulnerability in the Android mobile operating system was released by a researcher. The vulnerability allows attackers to modify the code of any app without breaking its cryptographic signature, and the PoC may allow the vulnerability to be exploited. Source: https://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=15198 July 9, Softpedia – (International) Experts observe RedKit exploit... read more.

  • July 10, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 8, Help Net Security – (International) Multi-platform Java RAT targeting government agencies. A new spearphishing campaign utilizing a Java remote access trojan (jRAT) targeting government agencies in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and some European countries was identified by Symantec researchers. The jRAT can operate on any computer running Java regardless of operating system and grants full access and control to the attacker. Source: https://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2537 July 8, Sof... read more.

  • July 09, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 8, Help Net Security – (International) Multi-platform Java RAT targeting government agencies. A new spearphishing campaign utilizing a Java remote access trojan (jRAT) targeting government agencies in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and some European countries was identified by Symantec researchers. The jRAT can operate on any computer running Java regardless of operating system and grants full access and control to the attacker. Source: https://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2537 July 8, Sof... read more.

  • July 09, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 5, Softpedia – (International) Private Exploit Pack: New browser exploit kit advertised on hacker forums. A new browser exploit kit named Private Exploit Pack was found being advertised on hacker forums. The exploit pack works on Windows XP, 7, and 8, and contains exploits for Java, Internet Explorer, PDF, and Microsoft Data Access Components. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/New-Browser-Exploit-Pack-Private-Advertised-on-Hacker-Forums-366008.shtml July 5, Softpedia – (International) Opera 12... read more.

  • July 08, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 5, Softpedia – (International) Private Exploit Pack: New browser exploit kit advertised on hacker forums. A new browser exploit kit named Private Exploit Pack was found being advertised on hacker forums. The exploit pack works on Windows XP, 7, and 8, and contains exploits for Java, Internet Explorer, PDF, and Microsoft Data Access Components. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/New-Browser-Exploit-Pack-Private-Advertised-on-Hacker-Forums-366008.shtml July 5, Softpedia – (International) Opera 12... read more.

  • July 08, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 3, Threatpost – (International) Ubisoft urges password changes following hack. Ubisoft warned users to reset their passwords following an attack on some of their online systems that exposed usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords. Source: http://threatpost.com/ubisoft-urges-password-changes-following-hack/ July 3, Softpedia – (International) Microsoft experts warn of “System Doctor 2014” fake antivirus. Researchers warned that the creators behind the Rogue:Win32/Winwebsec fake antivirus... read more.

  • July 05, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 3, Threatpost – (International) Ubisoft urges password changes following hack. Ubisoft warned users to reset their passwords following an attack on some of their online systems that exposed usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords. Source: http://threatpost.com/ubisoft-urges-password-changes-following-hack/ July 3, Softpedia – (International) Microsoft experts warn of “System Doctor 2014” fake antivirus. Researchers warned that the creators behind the Rogue:Win32/Winwebsec fake antivirus... read more.

  • July 05, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 2, Help Net Security – (International) Litecoin-stealing trojan found. Researchers at ESET discovered a trojan that targets the Litecoin virtual currency and attempts to send users’ wallet.dat files to an FTP server under the attacker’s control. Source: https://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2529 July 2, Softpedia – (New York) Man arrested after pulling former employer’s website from Google search results. A British national living in New York was arrested for allegedly accessing his forme... read more.

  • July 03, 2013

By Gotham, Posted in Security

July 2, Help Net Security – (International) Litecoin-stealing trojan found. Researchers at ESET discovered a trojan that targets the Litecoin virtual currency and attempts to send users’ wallet.dat files to an FTP server under the attacker’s control. Source: https://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2529 July 2, Softpedia – (New York) Man arrested after pulling former employer’s website from Google search results. A British national living in New York was arrested for allegedly accessing his forme... read more.

  • July 03, 2013